Strongsville, OH (population: 42,251) has eleven exercise physiology schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Baldwin-Wallace College, the highest ranked school in this group with an exercise physiology program, has a total student population of 4,388. It is the 253rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 11th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Exercise Physiology students from Strongsville schools who go on to become exercise physiologists, training specialists, athletic trainers, athletes, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical scientists make on average $94,880 per year and there are about 25,310 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 40 employed physical scientists earning an average salary of $91,110. Physical therapists in this area earn $76,920/yr and there are 1,670 employed.
Strongsville lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.666 out of every 1000 jobs in Strongsville are held by physical therapists, and 0.043/1000 are held by physical scientists.
Of the 11 exercise physiology schools with a 100-mile radius of Strongsville, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ohio Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($24,993/yr) for exercise physiology students, with Youngstown State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,779/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Strongsville|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||8.8 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||18.2 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||18.8 miles|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||19.7 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||24.7 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||37.4 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||60.2 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||79.0 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||98.2 miles|
|Saint Clairsville||OH||-||2||11.9339||47||98.2 miles|